GUNMEN KIDNAP FEDERAL COMMISSIONER IN RIVERS STATE
Suspected gunmen on Sunday 23rd April 2023 kidnapped the Federal Commissioner representing Bayelsa State at the National Population Commission, Mrs. Gloria Izonfuo at about 1830hrs around the Ogbakiri junction along the East-West Road in the Emohua LGA, Rivers State.
The information available indicates that Izonfuo was on her journey from Brass LGA in Bayelsa State to Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital when the hoodlums ambushed her car and whisked away the commissioner, her driver, and her maid at gunpoint.
Meanwhile, the bandits have
demanded N500m ransom for the release of the abductees. Hence, the tactical team of Rivers State Police Command are on trial to halt the kidnappers' activities and rescue the victims unhurt.